Wednesday, December 12, 2012

A Masculine BIrthday Card


Sometimes in December we forget that there are other things going on besides Christmas!  I must admit it was a little strange making a birthday card after so many Christmas projects lately. This one was for my uncle, who turned 70 recently.

Can you believe this was my first play with the Early Espresso Coredinations cardstock? What was I waiting for???? Of all three colours, it is the one with the most contrast once the core is revealed.

My uncle lives near the sea, so of course I had to use The Open Sea stamp set, with some Mini Silver Brads as highlights. I used my retired Distressing Essentials Kit to help age the Sahara Sand and More Mustard cardstock.

More of the same to finish off the inside.  Love the way the inside looks like antique paper!

Bye for now,



  1. Finally got some time to do some blog hopping, this is a great card Tina, very masculine looking.

  2. Great card, Tina; love all the distressing/sponging.


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